Lady Monarch Golfers Sign Scottish National Team Standout Rachel Walker

December 20, 2012
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Dec. 20, 2012

NORFOLK, VA--Old Dominion University women's golf coach Carol Robertson announced today the signing of Rachel Walker (Dumfries, Scotland)of Dumfries High School to a letter of intent for the 2013-14 season.

"I am so excited about what Rachel will bring to this program. She is an outstanding Scottish golfer and I know those talents will continue as she joins us at ODU. I have no doubts her attitude and ability will help to take the program to the next level. " - Carol Robertson- ODU Head Coach

Walker, a member of Scotland's national team, is the South of Scotland Champion, semifinalist in the Scottish Girls Championship and ranked among the top three girls in Scotland. She was selected for the Scotland European Girls Team Championships, the Girls Home Internationals and the Ladies Home Internationals. Her stroke average is 74.

"I chose ODU because of the warm friendly welcome I received during my official visit. I thought the campus was amazing with lots of things to do. Norfolk is a beautiful town and I feel I am going to be very happy there." - Rachel Walker.

Walker is the daughter of Cathy and Gary Walker and she is considering majoring in sports management or physical education.